With sales at major supermarkets up 34% to £365million, prosecco’s popularity is growing quickly. UK consumers now drink more prosecco than champagne, so much so, supplies are even rumoured to be at risk (Telegraph, 2016).
It’s no secret that excessive sugar intake is linked to a range of health concerns and, as the government reveals their plans to tackle childhood obesity in ‘Childhood obesity – a plan for action’, sugar remains a hot media topic.
While cooking with wine is nothing new, using beer as a key ingredient is becoming ever more popular. A recent study shows that 36% of respondees cook with craft beer once a week (craftbeer.com, 2015).